Math [urgent]
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1. The sum of three numbers is 301. The second number is 3 less than twelve times the first number. The third number is 4 more than seven times the number. Find the three numbers.
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2. Two friends live 15 miles apart. One day they decide to jog and meet each other. Tanya leaves her house and heads east, jogging at a rate of 2.5 miles per hour. At the same time Kelly leaves her house and heads west, jogging at a rate of 3.5 miles per hour. How long does it take for the two friends to meet?
Please help me out with these word problems. Thanks a lot!

1. First number = x, second number = 12x  3, and if the third number is being compared to the first, it = 7x + 4. The sum of these = 301. Solve for x.
2. 15 = 2.5x + 3.5x
Solve for x.
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.
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